The Capitals view Dmitry Orlov as a key member of their blue line. They now have just three players who are not under contract for next season.
No one knows how long Evgeny Kuznetsov plans on staying in the NHL. The Caps are banking it will be a long time.
NHL general managers are considering 3-on-3 hockey in overtime. Caps GM George McPhee has some concerns.
The Capitals might need to go 10-3-2 down the stretch to get into the playoffs for a seventh straight season. Can they do it?